Millions of hectares of hunting grounds: More than 120 small game areas, 340 elk areas and many other hunting opportunities. Find one that's right for you!
Metsähallitus offers fishers access to thousands of water areas. The income from selling licences is used in reconditioning natural habitats and in making fry stockings, which are designed based on catch feedback.
Where the road ends, the wilderness experience begins! For lands owned by the Finnish state, permits for off-road traffic are granted by Metsähallitus.
You can find the wilderness news on state-owned land and waters in the news section! You can also order Metsähallitus magazines free of charge.
Metsähallitus has 123 destinations for which it is possible to get hunting license for small game. For fishers there are 60 recreational fishing destinations. Also there are for example elk hunting destinations that are always applied for in January.
Wildlife Service Finland (Metsähallitus) organizes hunting and fishing on state grounds and monitors the legality of these actions.
Backpack contains learning materials, information on Wildlife Tutors and the Eräluvat mobile app.
Changes are taking place regarding this permit area. Two separate permit areas will replace the permit area of 2510 River Äkäsjoki and Lake Kesänkijärvi.
New angling permit for Lake Kesänkijärvi >
New angling permit for River Äkäsjoki >